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Mace & Crown | November 19, 2017

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Don’t miss X Ambassadors at The NorVa

November 15, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

Leading band, X Ambassadors, brings the heat to Norfolk for the 96X Winter Meltdown Series. Starting off the series on Nov. 28 at The NorVa, the rock group will be showcasing songs new and old.

“My … Read More

Album Review: ‘What if Nothing’ – Walk the Moon

November 14, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

Though it’s been a long three years since we have heard from Walk the Moon (styled WALK THE MOON), it was well worth it. Finding a middle ground between rock and pop, the group makes it … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Derek Minor, Angel Olsen, Billy Ray Cyrus

November 13, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Derek Minor – ‘High Above’ 💿  💿  💿  💿  💿 

Formerly known as PRo, rapper Derek Minor’s “High Above” EP is the Christian hip-hop artist’s second installment to his “Up and Away” series. Following chapter one’s “Your Soul … Read More

Legend of Zelda: The Symphony of the Goddesses is a divine experience

November 13, 2017 |

Richard Gabrintina | Assitant A&E Editor

For over 30 years, the hearts and imagination of gamers all over the world have been captivated by the Legend of Zelda. Filled with rich lore, the allure of adventure and its gripping battle between … Read More

Chrysler Museum of Art’s Root and Flower exhibition

November 13, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Currently on display through Feb. 18, 2018, the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk is presenting Root and Flower: The Natural World of Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora C. Mace. The exhibition is a distinctive look at … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Grace VanderWaal, Kelsea Ballerini, Maroon 5

November 12, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Grace VanderWaal – ‘Just the Beginning’ 💿 💿 💿 💿 💿 

Thirteen-year-old singer-songwriter phenom Grace VanderWaal’s full-length debut studio album, “Just the Beginning,” is just that from the 2016 season 11 winner of NBC’s America’s Got Talent competition … Read More

Slow and methodical, ODU wins homecoming

November 6, 2017 |

Kevin Washington | Contributing Writer

20,118 people dressed up in blue and white for the windy and bleak homecoming game this year. However, as cold as it was ODU fans were in full support. The Monarchs made team history as … Read More

21 Savage brings out the ‘savage’ for Homecoming

November 6, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera | Contributing Writer

Homecoming concerts are a highlight of all the events surrounding campus and this year was no exception. 21 Savage performed Nov. 3 at the Ted Constant Center, where the entire arena was filled with fans waiting … Read More

“Stop Trying to Make Fake News Happen!” seminar held on campus

November 6, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor

Students and staff filled about half of a small auditorium in the Mills Godwin Building for an event held by the ODU Libraries. The event, titled “Stop Trying to Make Fake News Happen!,” was aimed to … Read More

NekoCon 20: Day four finale

November 5, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

NekoCon 20 came to a strong finish Sunday with a host of events and panel discussions followed by the closing ceremonies program and a glimpse into NekoCon 2018 (dubbed as NekoCon 21). The day featured autograph … Read More

NekoCon 20: Day three roundup

November 5, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

NekoCon 20 continued in high gear into Saturday’s second full day of events at the Hampton Roads Convention Center. From animé in our social lives, Zombie preparedness and costume craftsmanship contests to Western and Shakespearean literatures … Read More

NekoCon 20: Day two roundup

November 4, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

As NekoCon 20 took on its first full day and in celebration of its 20th anniversary, there was plenty to see and do Friday within the Hampton Roads Convention Center. From panel discussions on convention etiquette, … Read More

NekoCon 20: Day one roundup

November 3, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

NekoCon 20 is now in high gear through Sunday at the Hampton Roads Convention Center!

As the premiere animé convention of the Tidewater region and celebrating its 20th anniversary, NekoCon prides itself on introducing Japanese culture, media … Read More

What do ODU students know about the gubernatorial election?

November 1, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

With less than a week to go before election day, is ODU ready? A survey done by the Mace indicates that 38 out of 100 students don’t even know when voting is taking place.

Polling places are … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Kelly Clarkson, Weezer and Hollywood Undead

October 30, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Kelly Clarkson – ‘Meaning of Life’ 💿💿💿💿💿 

Kelly Clarkson’s “Meaning of Life” is her eighth studio album and first with Atlantic Records. She successfully completed the terms of her recording contract with RCA Records in 2016, part of … Read More